The Cal State LA Applied Gerontology Institute, directed by Davis School PhD alumna Valentine Villa, has been awarded $55,000 from the California Community Foundation for a training program for family caregivers of those with Parkinson’s disease and related brain disorders. [Continue Reading...]
Archive: May 2015
Dean Pinchas Cohen discusses extending the human healthspan, personalized aging, and cost effectiveness of prevention during a panel moderated by Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging Chairman and USC Davis Distinguished Scholar in Residence Paul Irving at the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference. [Continue Reading...]
Paul Irving, Milken Institute President and USC Distinguished Scholar in Residence; Davis School Dean Pinchas Cohen; and Fernando Torres-Gil, Director for Policy Research on Aging at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, discussed Irving's new book, "The Upside of Aging," at the 2015 Aging in America Conference.
Sixteen USC professors, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students attended the 2015 Gordon Research Conference on Oxidative Stress & Disease supported by the USC Free Radical Institute (FRI) March 1-6 in Ventura, Calif. The Gordon Research Conferences (GRCs) provide an international forum for the presentation and
Rather than being a vague descriptor, frailty in older adults could be thought of as a clinical syndrome characterized by distinct physiological events, according to Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Dean Linda Fried. Fried made the assertion during the 2015 Kesten Memorial Lecture
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Professor Kelvin J. A. Davies was recently elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine in the United Kingdom. Scientists are elected to the Royal Society of Medicine following nomination and committee review. An elite group of